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Crossmedia and Games researcher 2

Following the previous post on Tom Apperley is the inclusion of another cross-media researcher, focusing on games: Drew Davidson. Drew contacted myself, and Monique, excited about finding other researchers in this area. Whereas Monique and myself were beginning our research at the beginning of the millenium, Davidson had just completed a dissertation.Davidson completed his PhD…

Tom Apperley’s research is now online

Tom Apperley, fellow cross-media researcher at the University of Melbourne (different department though), is publishing his thesis-in-progress online. Appereley is focusing on the game, specifically console, dimension of cross-media (where games are an 'intertextual commodity'), and on 'interactivity'. He is also doing a valuable ethnographic comparison of Venezuelan and Australian gamers. His posts include:Preliminary Report…

Non-Narrative Narratology?

The 5th Symposium on Art and Multimedia Metanarrative is being held on the 28th and 29th of Jan (did anyone else know about this?!) and seems to be an interesting theme:Fruit of having entered into complex formal systems, one could speak of the formulations made following the narrative/non-narrative duality of the meatnarrative (applying the prefix…
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